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Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

Nestled between two continents, Istanbul is a unique bridge uniting Europe and Asia. Among the city's many luxurious accommodations, Shangri-La Bosphorus stands out as a sanctuary where Turkish hospitality blends seamlessly with Asian tradition.

Drawing its name from James Hilton’s classic novel, Lost Horizon, Shangri-La symbolizes an idyllic paradise on earth. The hotel lives up to this reputation by offering a tranquil retreat amid the city’s bustling ambiance. With its captivating charm, elegant interiors, and exceptional service, guests are treated to a stay that truly feels like a home away from home.

As you step into the Shangri-La Bosphorus, you're immediately captivated by the chic and meticulously designed interiors. High ceilings adorned with chandeliers, opulent furnishings, marble floors, and fresh lilies create a welcoming atmosphere. A carefully curated collection of artworks blending European, Turkish, and Asian influences further enhance the aesthetic appeal.

Foodies will find their paradise at Ist Too, the hotel's all-day dining venue. Offering a wide variety of culinary delights, from a lavish breakfast and Sunday brunch to unlimited sushi on Friday and Saturday nights, the restaurant ensures every meal is accompanied by breathtaking views of the Bosphorus.

For relaxation and wellness, guests can make use of the heated indoor pool, health club, sauna, steam rooms, and CHI, The Spa.

The spa offers an array of exceptional massages and traditional Turkish hammam treatments, promising a unique Turkish-style indulgence.

Shang Palace, another gem in the hotel's crown, serves classic Cantonese cuisine in a plush dining room under the guidance of Chinese executive chef Tony Sum. From double-boiled quail soup with morel mushrooms to traditional Peking duck and garlicky braised scallops, the dishes are elegantly plated and utterly delicious.

The hotel's warm and attentive service begins right at check-in, with guests being led to their rooms and welcomed with a special tea. A unique feature of Shangri-La Bosphorus is its art collection, which includes over 1,000 European and Asian pieces, making it resemble a modern art museum. One of the highlights is the spectacular 59-foot-tall silk painting, The Garden of Peach Blossoms, displayed in the three-story domed atrium.

Guests can enjoy the luxury of spacious rooms, boasting spectacular views of Istanbul or the vibrant Bosphorus. Each room, starting from 452 square feet, is designed for comfort and relaxation, featuring separate tubs for a luxurious soak. The 17 suites are particularly sumptuous, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, marble bathrooms stocked with Bulgari products, and separate living rooms adorned with classic artwork. The palatial Shangri-La Suite, with its nearly 4,000 square feet of stylish space, offers an unmatched royal experience.

The hotel's prime location, sandwiched between Dolmabahce Palace and the Maritime Museum, makes it an ideal base for exploring the city’s key attractions. Whether it's experiencing 19th-century Ottoman luxury at Dolmabahce Palace, exploring the chic side of Istanbul at Nisantasi, or hopping on a ferry to discover the Asian side of Bosphorus, there's always something exciting to do.

In conclusion, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul is not just a hotel; it's a haven where Eastern tradition and Western luxury harmoniously coexist, offering guests an unforgettable stay in one of the world's most vibrant cities.

Explore the Brand

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is a multinational hospitality company founded in 1971 by Robert Kuok. With the name inspired by the mythical paradise, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts promises its guests a distinctive, Asian standard of hospitality which is complemented by its world-class luxury services. The group owns and manages over 100 hotels and resorts around the world, offering more than 40,000 rooms across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Oceania. Known for their premier city addresses and luxurious interiors, these five-star hotels provide an unforgettable experience for their guests. Whether it's enjoying a quiet breakfast alone or a festive feast with loved ones, Shangri-La strives to create a whimsical world where every moment turns into a cherished memory. Book with Luxrally Travel to get Shangri-La Group, The Luxury Circle Benefits on your next stay.

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